9 Months Later

I was swimming at Short Sands back in early February and noted then that in the summer it was a pleasant swim out as far as Cod Rock.  Well, the summer has been and gone and now there is a wintry chill to the breeze on these autumnal days and the sunshine is only warm…

Dartmeet Dip

I have not been to Dartmeet since swim #43 back in May and now it’s October.  That is actually a good thing and what this 100 swims is all about: not going to the same place over and over (though I have probably swum 5 days out of 7 at Holne Bridge all through September as…

The Road Goes On and On

Unlike last weekend’s 790 mile circular road trip for a swim this weekend’s was only 460 and though the planned swim at Aberystwyth had to be abandoned due to very unfavourable sea conditions there was a backup. Nevertheless that prospect looked none too promising the following morning.  The previous evening’s rain had mostly blown through leaving the roads littered…